Skip to main content
Barking at Dogs

Barking at Dogs

By Leon Lazarus
A collection of short stories about the absurdities of life in South Africa during apartheid. Read by Evan Lazarus and produced by Evan Lazarus and Kenny Barto.
Listen on
Where to listen
Apple Podcasts Logo

Apple Podcasts

Breaker Logo

Breaker

Google Podcasts Logo

Google Podcasts

Overcast Logo

Overcast

Pocket Casts Logo

Pocket Casts

RadioPublic Logo

RadioPublic

Spotify Logo

Spotify

Currently playing episode

Barking at Dogs

Barking at Dogs

Barking at Dogs

Barking at Dogs

1x
Lion Dung
If a conservationist tells you to go shopping for lion dung, ask some questions first. This story is absolutely true although names have been changed. After telling this story on daytime talk radio in South Africa back in the 1990's, it quickly became an urban legend. The facts of the story became the basis for an episode of the American television series Mythbusters in the early 2000's.
21:45
May 16, 2020
Lost In Rini
In apartheid South Africa, giving a friend a ride home after dark could prove dangerous. This episode of Barking At Dogs is dedicated to the late, great Alistair Weakly, lawyer extraordinaire. The song Happy African Village written and recorded by John Bartmann.
26:23
April 10, 2020
Matjiesfontein
There's a paranormal disturbance on the second floor of the hotel in Matjiesfontein, but it's not half as bad as the argument that ensues.
27:32
March 30, 2020
Barking at Dogs
The year is 1988. Our non-racial band is in a small college town in apartheid South Africa preparing to play for an unfriendly audience. Lubanzi, the drummer, isn't taking any guff off the conservative audience.
20:27
March 24, 2020
March 23, 2020
00:52
March 23, 2020